James Woodhead

Associate Professor of Geology, Emeritus

Woodhead teaches Physical Geology, Mineralogy, and Petrology.


  • Office: Hameetman Science Center 219
  • Email: woodhead@oxy.edu
  • Phone: (323) 259-2556

Education: B.S., Caltech; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University

His research interests include the effect of radiation damage on zircon, a trace mineral in many rocks of the Earth's crust.